The Social Hour

Social web addicts Sarah Lane and Amber MacArthur have teamed up to create "The Social Hour," your source for the best social tools, news, and fascinating folks building the next generation of the Internet.

Contact The Social Hour at or 2626-SOCIAL (262-676-2425).

Records live every Thursday at 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET.

September 13, 2012
#77: Apple vs. Pandora, Silk browser snooping,

Amber & Sarah on Apple's Pandora rival, Amazon's Silk browser's trending section,'s success so far, for a better Instagram, & more!

September 7, 2012
#76: Normalize Instagram, Bubbly, #areyoubetteroff?

We chat about Twitter dumping its Mac app, Sweden on top, Facebook's rocky road, SwiftKey3, how to "normalize" Instagram pics, & more!

August 31, 2012
#75: Obama's Reddit AMA, Romney's Twitter Push, Facebook Photo Blur

Amber & Sarah chat about how Obama and Romney are turning to social, create a timeline site, Gmail tips, blurring Facebook photos, & more!

August 24, 2012
#74: Twitter Hates Tumblr, Smarter G+ Circles, SuperPacApp

Amber & Sarah on Twitter's API clampdown, how to make Google+ smarter, SuperPacApp for wading through politics, Prince Harry's social legacy, & more!

August 17, 2012
#73: Amy Jo Martin, Digital Royalty Founder/CEO

Amber & Sarah chat with Digital Royalty's Amy Jo Martin, plus Facebook's ad plan, Yelp's makeover, & fakers on StatusPeople!

August 10, 2012
#72: Social black markets,, LinkedIn Premium

Amber & Sarah discuss the black market for Twitter and Facebook, Gmail results coming to search, for charity, is LinkedIn Premium worth it, & more!

August 3, 2012
#71: Digg Relaunch, LinkedIn and Yelp Win, Maily for Kids's big relaunch, LinkedIn and Yelp are winning, Maily email for kids, and the mystery of the missing iPhone.